Campus News

Mixed Media Art Showcased at WCCC Student Exhibit

May 15, 2018
The artwork of nine students who participated in Washington County Community College’s Mixed Media class for the spring semester was on display at a public showing at the college on May 9th. The students ranged in ages and in capabilities, with the wide assortment of perspectives adding nicely to the… Read More


May 4, 2018
WCCC Student Kari Galdeen will study in Ireland this coming academic year as a 2018 George J. Mitchell Peace Scholar. She is one of two Maine community college students who were selected for their academic and leadership abilities and their commitment to community service and was honored by the MCCS… Read More

WCCC Students Complete CNA Training

April 27, 2018
Ten students have recently completed Washington County Community College’s Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) program, giving them excellent qualifications to immediately begin working in a field with high growth projections over the next decade. After completing the 180-hour training program, the students were able to sit for the state’s CNA certification… Read More

Community Invited to Share School Spirit at 5k Color Run

April 27, 2018
The flowers of spring are about to put on their brightest and best colors, and the community is invited to do the same at the annual Color Run in Calais. The event features several stations manned by volunteers that will throw powdered colors at participants, playfully covering them in a… Read More

WCCC Names Tammy Cox as Student of the Year

April 27, 2018
Ardently supporting the generations that will follow in our footsteps is perhaps the most crucial approach we can utilize to create a better future. In her efforts as a student, an aspiring teacher, a mother, and a community member, Tammy Cox embodies this mentality in every regard, earning her recognition… Read More

WCCC Teddy Bear Clinic Bridges Children and Healthcare System

April 12, 2018
Approximately forty youths from around the community participated in Washington County Community College’s Teddy Bear Clinic on Thursday, April 12th. The Teddy Bear Clinic is a joint event hosted each year by the Early Childhood Development program and the Medical Assisting program. Children that attend receive a free teddy bear,… Read More

WCCC Graduate Finds Dream Job Working with Dead River Company

April 12, 2018
  Alumni Profile of the Month Sometimes, what we’re looking for is right in our own backyard – a truth that Mark Roussel has uncovered after following a fairly circuitous route that took him all over the state before he returned to the Calais area and secured his ideal job.… Read More

WCCC Student Wins Gold in Powersports

March 16, 2018
Every year, high school and college students across the state are invited to participate in SkillsUSA, a competitive event that tests their knowledge and their expertise in trades-related fields. During this year’s event, which took place on March 2nd in Bangor, Washington County Community College student Clint Dakin was awarded… Read More

WCCC Staff Member Receives Equal Opportunity Award

March 12, 2018
The economic challenges of Washington County can occasionally produce individuals who are capable of significant resourcefulness and determination as they grow throughout their lives. Such is the case for – and the belief of – Tiffany Peterson, who recently received the Maine Educational Opportunity Association’s [MEEOA] Rising Star award for… Read More